High Court May Defend Gov't Contractors Against FOIA
Law360 (March 29, 2019, 3:53 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument on April 22, 2019, in Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, a case that could significantly alter the landscape for government contractors whose commercial and proprietary information may be subject to public release under the Freedom of Information Act.
The case began in 2011 when a news reporter requested that the U.S. Department of Agriculture release aggregate annual dollar amounts paid at the store level for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits. FOIA Exemption 4, which is the FOIA exemption at issue in the case and which has not previously been interpreted by the...
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